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Healthcare CEU's

Healthcare Continuing Education Courses

GCSC is an approved provider of continuing education for the following professions (50-833)
Healthcare Approval Codes:

Dental Hygienist (DH)
Dentist (DN)
EMT & Paramedic (EMS)
Nursing Home Administrator (NHA)
Licensed Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse and—
    Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (NU)

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family—
    Therapist, and Mental Health Counselor  (PS)
Occupational Therapist / Therapy Assistant (OT)
Physical Therapist / Therapy Assistant (PT)
Respiratory Care (RC)

INstructor-led courses

IV Therapy  Register!
The IV Therapy course is designed for those who want to update skills and receive a certificate for 30 hours of training required by the FL Board of Nursing for LPN’s to perform IV therapy. This course meets standards established by the FL Board of Nursing for training. Prerequisite: LPN or RN. Textbook required and available at GCSC Bookstore. 30 hours | NU (LPN post graduate level course, RN general).

New Just Added - Summer Class!
Saturday, July 29 - August 12 | 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Student Union East Building, Room 243
CRN: 95250 | Course: XHE 0010 | Fee: $275

Saturday, September 16 - October 7 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Health Sciences Building, Room 211
CRN: 98009 | Course: XHE 0010 | Fee: $275

Introduction to Phlebotomy  Register!
Introduction to Phlebotomy provides training and skills practice, with the use of artificial arms, to perform routine phlebotomies in one day. A certificate of completion is provided but this course does not prepare for the national certification exam. 7 hours | NU (LPN 7 hours, RN 2 hours), RC (2 hours). The FL Board of NU will only approve 2 hours for RN’s and full 7 hours for PN’s.
Textbook required and available at GCSC Bookstore.

Saturday, Apr 15, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Student Union East, Room 244
CRN: 91048 | Course: XHE 0074 | Fee: $69

Prevention of Medical Errors  Register!
Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Thursday, August 17 | 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Amelia Center Theatre
CRN: 95222 | Course: XHE 0005 | Fee: $16

Infection Control  Register!
Approved 1 hour | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC
Thursday, August 17 | 10:40 am – 11:40 am
Amelia Center Theatre
CRN: 95223 | Course: XHE 0004 | Fee: $8

HIPAA  Register!
Approved 1 hour | DH, DN, EMS, OT, PS, PT, RC
Thursday, August 17 | 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Amelia Center Theatre
CRN: 95224 | Course: XHE 0003 | Fee: $8

TB Mask Fit (Hybrid)  Register!
Approved 1 hour | NU, RC
Thursday, August 17 | 2:40 pm – 4:40 pm
Student Union East - Conference Center 232
CRN: 95227 | Course: XHE 0092 | Fee: $16

Domestic Violence  Register!
Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Friday, August 18 | 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Amelia Center Theatre
CRN: 95228 | Course: XHE 0007 | Fee: $16

HIV AIDS  Register!
Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Friday, August 18 | 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Amelia Center Theatre
CRN: 95229 | Course: XHE 0008 | Fee: $16

 

CERTIFICATES
A certificate of attendance is provided at the conclusion of each course.
Additional or replacement certificates can be requested within five years of course date at a cost of $10.00 per certificate. Allow 14 business days processing time and send email request to slock@gulfcoast.edu.

For older course dates, please contact the GCSC Admissions office at 850-769-1551 to request a transcript that includes non-credit classes.



Hybrid CE Courses

Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienists | Online & Classroom  Register!
Common oral local anesthesia injection techniques and related background information are addressed in this course. This course also covers neurophysiology, armamentarium, basic injection techniques, complications, contraindications, and legal considerations of administering local anesthetics to dental patients. A dentist contributes to both course content and delivery. This course is specifically designed for Dental Hygienists to obtain certification to administer local anesthesia in the State of Florida. Satisfies Florida Statute 466.017 (SB 1040). For additional information, including prerequisites and registration packet, email slock@gulfcoast.edu or call (850) 872-3819. (60 hours includes 15 hours online, 15 hours didactic, 15 hours lab and 15 hours clinical externship). Approved for DH.

Fri & Sat, June 2, 3, 16 and 17 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Health Sciences Building, Room 142
CRN: 95014 | Course: XHE 0036 | Fee: $995

New Just Added - Summer Class!
Fri & Sat, July 14 - 29  | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Health Sciences Building, Room 142
CRN: 95249 | Course: XHE 0036 | Fee: $995

Fri & Sat, October 13 - 28 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Health Sciences Building, Room 142
CRN: 98010 | Course: XHE 0036 | Fee: $995

Required Prerequisites:

Applicant Cover Letter
Clinical Externship Agreement
Consent Release Agreement
Check List
Confidentiality Statement


ONLINE HEALTH CE COURSES

You can register anytime within the CRN date range. Make sure to access the course within one to three business days after you enroll. Certificates and CE Broker reporting will be done the same month you complete the course.

HIPAA – 1 HR | Online  Register!
Approved 1 hour | DN, DH, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC

Summer semester enrollment dates: May 5 - Aug 20 | CRN: 95015
Course: XHE 0015 | Fee: $12

Infection Control – 1 HR | Online  Register!
Approved 1 hour | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC

Summer semester enrollment dates:  May 5 - Aug 20 | CRN: 95016
Course: XHE 0020 | Fee: $12

Prevention of Medical Errors – 2 HR | Online  Register!
Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC

Summer semester enrollment dates:  May 5 - Aug 20 | CRN: 95017
Course: XHE 0025 | Fee: $24

Domestic Violence – 2 HR  Register!
Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PT, RC

Summer semester enrollment dates:  May 5 - Aug 20 | CRN: 95018
Course: XHE 0013 | Investment: $24

HIV/AIDS – 2 HR | Online  Register!
Approved 2 hours | DH, DN, EMS, NHA, NU, PS, PT, RC

Summer semester enrollment dates:  May 5 - Aug 20 | CRN: 95019
Course: XHE 0016 | Fee: $24


GCSC + CAREER STEP = ACADEMIC PARTNERS

Career Step is an online school offering career-focused education designed to help you quickly enter the workforce. The school is committed to providing the best online education experience, incorporating interactive learning tools such as hands-on practice, videos, games, forums, and chat rooms into its curriculum. You will also have one-on-one access to instructors who have years of experience actually working in the positions you seek to acquire. Please call 1-877-225-7151 or visit the Career Step website.

Additional information, videos and demos:  http://www.careerstep.com/gulfcoast     

Applied PCS | Online
The Applied PCS course teaches medical coders already familiar with ICD-10-CM to use the ICD-10-PCS code set, which is primarily used in inpatient settings. The course teaches you ICD-10 specific, advanced pathophysiology, anatomy, and physiology in preparation for training on making correct ICD-10-PCS code assignments. A guided coding practicum that provides the opportunity for hands-on practice with PCS is also included to ensure you will have real-world experience with the new code set. You will receive one-on-one support from AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PRC Trainers throughout the course as well as the AHMA ICD-10-PCS Coding: An Applied Approach reference book.

Questions?

Sherrie Lock, Coordinator, Health and Environmental Programs
slock@gulfcoast.edu or call 850-872-3819

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